Pikeville Medical Center names Dr. Aaron Crum CMO: 5 things to know

Pikeville (Ky.) Medical Center has named Aaron Crum, MD, CMO, according to a Floyd County Times report.

Here are five things to know about Dr. Crum.

1. As CMO, Dr. Crum said he will be a liaison in administrative decisions, physician decisions and nursing decisions that impact patient care, according to the report. He will also work to align PMC's medical standards with those of Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic. The hospital has been part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network since 2013.

2. He will still be seeing patients full-time at the PMC Clinic.

3. He has been practicing obstetrics/gynecology in Pikeville since 2000 and has been employed at PMC since 2012.

4. He has served in several leadership roles at PMC including chief of staff, OB/GYN committee chairman, credentials committee chairman and executive committee member. He also was a board member for the Health Underwriters Group Insurance Co.

5. Dr. Crum is a diplomat of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and fellow of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He holds memberships in the American Medical Association and Kentucky Medical Association.


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